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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Latin Chefs for Puerto Rico benefit is Nov. 26 at Paradigm Gardens

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 5:18 PM

Adolfo Garcia, Wilfredo Avelar, Edgar Caro, Joaquim Rodas and Hugo Montero at Paradigm Gardens
  • Adolfo Garcia, Wilfredo Avelar, Edgar Caro, Joaquim Rodas and Hugo Montero at Paradigm Gardens

Puerto Rico is still recovering from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria two months ago. Local chefs are presenting a benefit to help with medical needs on the island.

Latin Chefs for Puerto Rico is a dinner and dancing event at Paradigm Gardens from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26. Participating chefs include Adolfo Garcia of La Boca, Wilfredo Avelar of Meril, Edgar Caro of Baru and Brasa Churrascaria, Joaguin Rodas of Bacchanal Wine, Juan Carlos Gonzalez of SoBou and Yves Elizalde of Casa Borrega. Each restaurant is providing a dish, and there will be Latin cocktails.

Los Caballeros del Son will perform. Tickets are $100. Proceeds support Doctors 4 Puerto Rico.

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Elysian Seafood, SOLA Deli join Auction House Market

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 12:07 PM

COURTESY AUCTION HOUSE MARKET
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An oyster bar and a Louisiana-inspired deli will be among the vendors at the Auction House Market (801 Magazine St.) when the food hall opens next year.

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Uptown Bud’s Broiler location to close Sunday

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 11:59 AM

Uptown Bud's Broiler will close this Sunday, and a second location of El Libre will open in its place. - COURTESY BUD'S BROILER/FACEBOOK
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  • Uptown Bud's Broiler will close this Sunday, and a second location of El Libre will open in its place.

Uptown burger hub Bud’s Broiler (3151 Calhoun St.) will serve its final patties this Sunday, when the nearly 40-year institution closes its doors. It will be replaced by an Uptown location of El Libre.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Longway Tavern to open in French Quarter

Posted By on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 4:53 PM

Liam Deegan of Barrel Proof is designing the bar program for Longway Tavern.
  • Liam Deegan of Barrel Proof is designing the bar program for Longway Tavern.

Longway Tavern, a new restaurant and bar from the folks behind Cavan and Barrel Proof, will open in the French Quarter next year.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Four dining and drinking events Nov. 16-19

Posted By on Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 6:25 PM

Propeller Pop, an event highlighting some of the city's rising pop-up restaurants, takes place on Thursday, Nov. 16. - COURTESY PROPELLER
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  • Propeller Pop, an event highlighting some of the city's rising pop-up restaurants, takes place on Thursday, Nov. 16.

There's lots to eat and drink over the next couple of days. Here are four dining and drinking events happening around town Thursday and into the weekend.

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Coquette hosts red beans hurricane relief dinner Monday, Nov. 13

Posted By on Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 2:16 PM

On Monday, Coquette, Cure and Pableaux Johnson are teaming up for a red bean dinner benefitting the victims of hurricanes in Houston and Puerto Rico. - COURTESY CREATIVE COMMONS/COOKBOOKMAN17
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  • On Monday, Coquette, Cure and Pableaux Johnson are teaming up for a red bean dinner benefitting the victims of hurricanes in Houston and Puerto Rico.

It’s Monday, and if you're seeing red beans in your immediate future, why not help a good cause while you're at it?

As part of the Long Haul Supper Series, Coquette, Cure and Pableaux Johnson are teaming up for a red bean dinner benefitting the victims of hurricanes in Houston and Puerto Rico tonight (Nov. 13).

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Oak Street Po-Boy Festival announces winners

Posted By on Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 10:36 AM

Winners were announced Sunday at the 11th annual Oak Street Po-Boy Festival. - COURTESY OAK STREET PO-BOY FESTIVAL/FACEBOOK
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  • Winners were announced Sunday at the 11th annual Oak Street Po-Boy Festival.

The annual Oak Street Po-Boy Festival announced this year's top sandwiches Sunday afternoon.

Thousands of people packed Oak Street off Carrollton Avenue, where vendors offered traditional and creative po-boys. This year, guests wanting to purchase a po-boy were required to purchase a $5 wristband, and for $25, one could skip the long lines completely.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Cherry Espresso Bar expands to the Lower Garden District

Posted By on Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 9:51 AM

Cherry Espresso Bar will open a new location inside The Julian at 1581 Magazine Street in 2018. - COURTESY CHERRY ESPRESSO BAR/FACEBOOK
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  • Cherry Espresso Bar will open a new location inside The Julian at 1581 Magazine Street in 2018.

Uptown coffee hub Cherry Espresso Bar is adding a second location in the Lower Garden District.

The offshoot of the Laurel Street cafe will open on the ground floor of the luxury apartment building The Julian at 1581 Magazine St., according to a post on social media by the shop’s proprietor, Lauren Fink.

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Flamingo A-Go-Go coming to the Warehouse District

Posted By on Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 9:48 AM

Flamingo A-Go-Go will have a massive outdoor patio when the bar and restaurant opens at 869 Magazine Street in a few weeks. - COURTESY GOOGLE MAPS
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  • Flamingo A-Go-Go will have a massive outdoor patio when the bar and restaurant opens at 869 Magazine Street in a few weeks.

A massive restaurant and bar is coming to the Warehouse District later this month, taking over space formerly occupied by Warehouse Grille at 869 Magazine St.

Flamingo A-Go-Go will have wall fountains, a 7,000 square-foot patio, a pergola and a flatbed truck. The casual restaurant and bar concept is the latest project from the expanding Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts empire.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Besh Steak renamed BH Steak following Harrah's split with John Besh

Posted By on Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 2:39 PM

Besh Steak at Harrah's New Orleans Casino has been renamed BH Steak. - WIKICOMMONS/INFROGMATION
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  • Besh Steak at Harrah's New Orleans Casino has been renamed BH Steak.

A week after Harrah’s New Orleans Casino announced it cut ties with the Besh Restaurant Group, the steakhouse inside the Canal Street casino officially has a new name. BH Steak has replaced Besh Steak, according to an announcement from the casino’s general manager.

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